Founded in 1919 by the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur as the first Catholic college for women in New England, Emmanuel today is a coeducational, residential college with a 17-acre campus in the heart of Boston’s educational, scientific, cultural and medical communities. As part of its Catholic identity, the College encourages students, faculty, administrators and staff of all religious backgrounds to learn, teach, and work in a respectful, civil environment shaped by strong ethical values, a commitment to social justice and service, the Catholic intellectual tradition and the global mission of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur.
The History Department at Emmanuel College invites applications for a full-time, ranked (non-tenure track) position at the Assistant Professor level in East Asian History, beginning in the Fall of 2015. Candidates are expected to be able to teach courses related to their specialty, but will need to be able to teach modern China, modern Japan, world survey courses, and historical research methods. We are particularly interested in candidates who will strengthen the overall program and develop courses in at least one of the following areas: cultural history, environmental history, gender studies, and transnationalism. The teaching load for faculty at this rank is three courses per semester. An active and sustainable research agenda is required.
Candidates must have previous teaching experience at the undergraduate level and have a Ph.D. in History at time of appointment.
Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
To apply for this position please use the following link:
After submitting your resume with this application form, you will be prompted to complete an Applicant Profile where you will be able to upload your cover letter, statement of teaching philosophy and list of references.
In order to be considered for this position, you need to submit all four documents: a resume, cover letter emphasizing research interests, statement of teaching philosophy and a list of three references. Peer and/or student teaching evaluations are encouraged but not required.